Period
to 24 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > London
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 51 44
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7 -15
Permanent jobs citing Retail 2,539 3,343 4,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.96% 5.30% 5.76%
As % of the General category 10.20% 10.74% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,958 2,414 3,256
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £36,175 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 24,902 31,136 37,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.66% 49.36% 53.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19,595 24,543 28,632
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £98,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in London.

Salary trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in London over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Retail in London

Retail
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the London region over the 6 months to 24 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +22 478 £67,500 +8.00% 146
West London -6 136 £67,500 +35.00% 78
South London -31 49 £50,000 - 6
East London -14 10 £47,500 -15.56% 15
North London -17 5 £57,500 +15.00% 13
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 989 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
2 795 (31.31%) E-Commerce
3 552 (21.74%) Finance
4 463 (18.24%) JavaScript
5 412 (16.23%) Java
6 389 (15.32%) AWS
7 340 (13.39%) Azure
8 338 (13.31%) SQL
9 337 (13.27%) TDD
10 330 (13.00%) Software Engineering
11 316 (12.45%) Scrum
12 294 (11.58%) Microservices
13 281 (11.07%) Python
14 278 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 261 (10.28%) DevOps
16 260 (10.24%) Project Management
17 257 (10.12%) Analytics
18 248 (9.77%) Marketing
19 246 (9.69%) HTML
20 245 (9.65%) .NET
21 243 (9.57%) CSS
22 242 (9.53%) Degree
23 228 (8.98%) Node.js
24 226 (8.90%) Microsoft
25 224 (8.82%) React
26 222 (8.74%) Docker
27 221 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
28 218 (8.59%) C#
29 206 (8.11%) BDD
30 200 (7.88%) Continuous Integration

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 69 (2.72%) Apache Spark
2 59 (2.32%) CMS
3 50 (1.97%) SharePoint
4 38 (1.50%) Confluence
5 35 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
6 32 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 24 (0.95%) WebSphere
8 21 (0.83%) Apache
8 21 (0.83%) IIS
9 19 (0.75%) nginx
10 15 (0.59%) WordPress
11 13 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
11 13 (0.51%) MS Exchange
12 11 (0.43%) SAS
13 9 (0.35%) Drupal
13 9 (0.35%) JBoss
13 9 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (0.35%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.28%) Mule
Applications
1 57 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
3 24 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 24 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.67%) Sketch
5 13 (0.51%) InVision
6 11 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.24%) Adobe XD
8 6 (0.24%) InDesign
9 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.079%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.079%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.079%) SPSS
11 2 (0.079%) Zeplin
12 1 (0.039%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 85 (3.35%) Magento
2 45 (1.77%) SAP Hybris
3 35 (1.38%) Shopify
4 30 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
5 25 (0.98%) NetSuite
6 19 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
7 16 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
8 13 (0.51%) SAP CO
8 13 (0.51%) SAP FI
8 13 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
9 10 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
10 9 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 8 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
11 8 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
12 7 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
12 7 (0.28%) SAP CAR
13 6 (0.24%) SAP Business One
13 6 (0.24%) SAP Retail
14 4 (0.16%) Sentinel
15 3 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 389 (15.32%) AWS
2 340 (13.39%) Azure
3 106 (4.17%) SaaS
4 85 (3.35%) GCP
5 82 (3.23%) Office 365
6 59 (2.32%) Serverless
7 51 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
8 48 (1.89%) PaaS
9 40 (1.58%) IaaS
10 39 (1.54%) Google Analytics
11 30 (1.18%) Power Platform
12 28 (1.10%) GitHub
13 25 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
14 23 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
15 22 (0.87%) Adobe Analytics
16 21 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
17 20 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
18 19 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
19 18 (0.71%) Amazon S3
20 15 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.21%) Firewall
2 54 (2.13%) LAN
2 54 (2.13%) WAN
3 36 (1.42%) DHCP
4 35 (1.38%) VPN
5 33 (1.30%) Internet
6 28 (1.10%) DNS
7 25 (0.98%) Network Security
8 20 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (0.75%) Wireless
10 18 (0.71%) MPLS
10 18 (0.71%) VoIP
11 14 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (0.43%) NetScaler
13 10 (0.39%) IPsec
13 10 (0.39%) TCP/IP
14 8 (0.32%) BGP
14 8 (0.32%) SSL
15 7 (0.28%) HSRP
15 7 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 101 (3.98%) Big Data
3 75 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
3 75 (2.95%) NoSQL
4 67 (2.64%) Hadoop
5 61 (2.40%) MySQL
6 57 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
7 56 (2.21%) Relational Database
8 49 (1.93%) MongoDB
9 48 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 41 (1.61%) Redis
11 38 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 32 (1.26%) Amazon Redshift
13 31 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 30 (1.18%) Power BI
15 26 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
16 25 (0.98%) Neo4j
17 24 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 23 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
19 21 (0.83%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 143 (5.63%) Git (software)
2 109 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 91 (3.58%) JIRA
4 63 (2.48%) Cucumber
5 58 (2.28%) Selenium
6 47 (1.85%) webpack
7 37 (1.46%) JUnit
8 36 (1.42%) Visual Studio
9 31 (1.22%) Vagrant
10 30 (1.18%) Gradle
10 30 (1.18%) Maven
11 28 (1.10%) WebDriver
12 27 (1.06%) TeamCity
13 26 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 24 (0.95%) NUnit
15 22 (0.87%) Babel
15 22 (0.87%) SpecFlow
16 21 (0.83%) Mockito
17 20 (0.79%) REST Assured
18 19 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 552 (21.74%) Finance
2 248 (9.77%) Marketing
3 193 (7.60%) Banking
4 116 (4.57%) Telecoms
5 101 (3.98%) Manufacturing
6 85 (3.35%) Public Sector
7 46 (1.81%) Games
8 44 (1.73%) Advertising
9 42 (1.65%) Law
10 39 (1.54%) Automotive
11 29 (1.14%) Back Office
12 23 (0.91%) Legal
13 18 (0.71%) Retail Finance
14 16 (0.63%) Publishing
15 13 (0.51%) Local Government
15 13 (0.51%) Retail Banking
16 12 (0.47%) Front Office
16 12 (0.47%) Investment Banking
17 10 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.39%) Police
Job Titles
1 669 (26.35%) Developer
2 357 (14.06%) Analyst
3 207 (8.15%) Architect
4 195 (7.68%) Java Developer
5 184 (7.25%) Business Analyst
6 165 (6.50%) Senior Developer
7 160 (6.30%) Project Manager
8 115 (4.53%) Consultant
9 100 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
10 83 (3.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 78 (3.07%) Software Engineer
12 77 (3.03%) E-Commerce Developer
13 76 (2.99%) Senior Manager
14 73 (2.88%) Senior Java Developer
15 71 (2.80%) .NET Developer
16 65 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
17 61 (2.40%) React Developer
18 58 (2.28%) E-Commerce Manager
19 55 (2.17%) AWS Engineer
20 53 (2.09%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (9.69%) HTML
2 245 (9.65%) .NET
3 243 (9.57%) CSS
4 228 (8.98%) Node.js
5 224 (8.82%) React
6 162 (6.38%) AngularJS
7 109 (4.29%) RESTful
8 107 (4.21%) Spring
9 106 (4.17%) REST
10 103 (4.06%) Web Services
11 102 (4.02%) HTML5
12 99 (3.90%) Redux
13 97 (3.82%) jQuery
14 84 (3.31%) ASP.NET
15 77 (3.03%) CSS3
16 73 (2.88%) Spring Boot
17 67 (2.64%) XML
18 62 (2.44%) JSON
19 55 (2.17%) Jest
20 53 (2.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 176 (6.93%) User Experience
2 168 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 130 (5.12%) Mobile App
4 125 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
5 104 (4.10%) iPad
6 71 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 66 (2.60%) Algorithms
8 64 (2.52%) Blog
9 63 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
10 50 (1.97%) Social Media
11 42 (1.65%) Management Information System
12 41 (1.61%) Public Cloud
13 33 (1.30%) EPoS
14 27 (1.06%) FMCG
15 26 (1.02%) PMI
16 21 (0.83%) Data Centre
17 20 (0.79%) e-Learning
18 19 (0.75%) Acoustics
18 19 (0.75%) Data Structures
19 17 (0.67%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 147 (5.79%) Windows
2 109 (4.29%) Linux
3 105 (4.14%) Android
4 100 (3.94%) Apple iOS
5 45 (1.77%) Windows Server
6 30 (1.18%) Windows 10
7 18 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 15 (0.59%) Unix
9 10 (0.39%) Windows Phone
10 9 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.12%) MVS
12 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.12%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.079%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.079%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.079%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.039%) FreeNAS
14 1 (0.039%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.039%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 989 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
2 795 (31.31%) E-Commerce
3 337 (13.27%) TDD
4 330 (13.00%) Software Engineering
5 316 (12.45%) Scrum
6 294 (11.58%) Microservices
7 278 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 261 (10.28%) DevOps
9 260 (10.24%) Project Management
10 257 (10.12%) Analytics
11 221 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
12 206 (8.11%) BDD
13 200 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
14 195 (7.68%) Mentoring
15 152 (5.99%) Test Automation
16 148 (5.83%) Project Delivery
17 142 (5.59%) Kanban
18 140 (5.51%) Coaching
19 131 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
20 130 (5.12%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 463 (18.24%) JavaScript
2 412 (16.23%) Java
3 338 (13.31%) SQL
4 281 (11.07%) Python
5 218 (8.59%) C#
6 79 (3.11%) PHP
7 78 (3.07%) Scala
8 72 (2.84%) ES6
9 62 (2.44%) TypeScript
10 61 (2.40%) Java 8
11 60 (2.36%) Kotlin
12 49 (1.93%) Apple Swift
13 41 (1.61%) R
13 41 (1.61%) T-SQL
14 40 (1.58%) PowerShell
15 39 (1.54%) C
16 33 (1.30%) Objective-C
17 24 (0.95%) Java 9
18 23 (0.91%) C++
19 19 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 242 (9.53%) Degree
2 62 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (1.61%) CCNP
5 40 (1.58%) PMI Certification
6 23 (0.91%) PhD
7 21 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (0.67%) CISM
8 17 (0.67%) CISSP
9 16 (0.63%) Master's Degree
9 16 (0.63%) PMP
9 16 (0.63%) Security Cleared
10 15 (0.59%) MCSE
11 13 (0.51%) CCIE
12 12 (0.47%) DV Cleared
13 11 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.39%) CCNA
14 10 (0.39%) MCSA
14 10 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
15 8 (0.32%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (5.40%) QA
2 51 (2.01%) SLA
3 23 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.87%) Data Quality
5 21 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.63%) GDPR
7 14 (0.55%) NIST
8 12 (0.47%) PMO
9 11 (0.43%) COBIT
10 6 (0.24%) NCSC
10 6 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.20%) Basel II
12 4 (0.16%) Basel III
13 3 (0.12%) SEPA
14 2 (0.079%) ISO 20022
15 1 (0.039%) EMIR
15 1 (0.039%) GAAP
15 1 (0.039%) MiFID
System Software
1 222 (8.74%) Docker
2 86 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 24 (0.95%) vSphere
4 23 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
4 23 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (0.83%) VirtualBox
6 16 (0.63%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
8 11 (0.43%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.24%) HDFS
11 5 (0.20%) XenApp
12 4 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.039%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.039%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.039%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 128 (5.04%) Kubernetes
2 118 (4.65%) Terraform
3 80 (3.15%) Ansible
4 45 (1.77%) SCCM
5 27 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
6 22 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
7 19 (0.75%) Puppet
8 15 (0.59%) Marathon
8 15 (0.59%) Mesos
9 13 (0.51%) HAProxy
10 11 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (0.35%) Kibana
12 6 (0.24%) Control-M
12 6 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.16%) logstash
13 4 (0.16%) OpenSSO
13 4 (0.16%) Perfmon
13 4 (0.16%) Prometheus
14 3 (0.12%) Istio
14 3 (0.12%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 226 (8.90%) Microsoft
2 154 (6.07%) SAP
3 131 (5.16%) Google
4 109 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
5 98 (3.86%) Adobe
6 97 (3.82%) Oracle
7 76 (2.99%) hybris
8 67 (2.64%) Cisco
9 56 (2.21%) VMware
10 49 (1.93%) Demandware
11 38 (1.50%) Tableau
12 31 (1.22%) Citrix
13 28 (1.10%) IBM
14 26 (1.02%) Cloudera
15 24 (0.95%) Dell
16 23 (0.91%) Apple
16 23 (0.91%) Hortonworks
16 23 (0.91%) Informatica
17 22 (0.87%) Sitecore
17 22 (0.87%) Talend